Overview of the surgery:
Clitoral hood reduction, also known as clitoral hoodectomy, clitoral unhooding, clitoridotomy, hoodectomy, a plastic surgery procedure for reducing the size and the area of the clitoral hood (prepuce) in order to further expose the clitoral glans of the clitoris.
Preparation Prior To Surgery:
Medical history assessment (any allergies, serious medical condition and all
medications taken both prescribed and non-prescribed), physical
examination, and laboratory tests will be performed during consultation.
Avoid smoking for about 3-4 weeks prior to surgery, as nicotine interferes
with circulation and will greatly affect healing process.
Stop drinking alcohol, a week before the surgery and throughout your
Taking any medications should be avoided such as hormones, anticoagulants,
anabolic steroids and supplements at least 4-6 weeks to prevent complicating
medical factors prior to surgery, and also avoid taking aspirin, anti-
inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements as they can increase bleeding.
During the procedure:
The excess tissue is marked according to the individual’s anatomy. There is a wide variation in the shape and extent of folds. In some patients the excision is performed as a “Y” extension off the labiaplasty. Closure is usually done with absorbable sutures.
It takes 2-3 hours
Type of Anesthesia use:
This surgery is usually done under local or general anesthesia
1 night stay in the hospital for free
Days to stay in Thailand:
At least 7-14 days.
Risks and Complications:
There is a risk of bleeding, hematoma, infection, under-resection or over-resection.
The recovery is primarily determined by the accompanying labiaplasty.